Monthly Archives: May 2013

Local Girl Scouts Receive Gold Award

Northeast Mississippi, May 30, 2012 ­ Three Girl Scouts from the Northeast Mississippi region of the Girl Scouts Heart of the South Council have received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor for a graduating Girl Scout. Constance Lee…

Pops in Pink Fundraiser for Uninsured Women

The Center for Breast Health and Imaging will hold its fourth annual ³Pops in Pink² fundraiser Saturday, June 1 at 7 p.m. at the Mississippi Homestead Center. The event, which was created to raise money for the Center¹s patient assistance…

Mays Named ECCC Offensive Coordinator

Mickey Mays was recently named offensive coordinator at East Central Community College in Decatur, announced head football coach Ken Karcher. Mays is a former assistant to Coach Karcher, having served on his Liberty University staff as defensive line coach and…

MHP Steps up Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

Officials want a repeat of last year¹s no fatality Memorial Day Holiday. The 78-hour Memorial Day Holiday begins at 6:00 p.m. today (Friday, May 24th) and ends at midnight Monday, May 27th (Monday night into Tuesday morning). ³The Memorial Day…

The W¹s nursing program ranked state¹s largest

The W¹s nursing program ranked state¹s largest COLUMBUS, Miss.‹As The W this year commemorates the 40th anniversary of its charter nursing class, numbers recently released by the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning show its nursing program has grown into the…

Give favorite family recipes a makeover

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Healthy eating does not mean home chefs must abandon favorite dishes, but they can trim sugar, salt and fat and boost fiber to create lighter versions of beloved recipes. Many…

SEVERE WEATHER EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO TOMORROW

SEVERE WEATHER EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO TOMORROW PEARL ­ The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is asking residents to prepare for severe weather forecast to move through the state late Tuesday into Wednesday. The National Weather Service says that some areas…